Cocktails for the Colorado Gala

Thursday, October 21, 2021
6:00 PM | Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt

“John Lay River Hero Award” Honorees
Kyndel & Laura Bennett

Host Committee
Pam & Marty Akins | Ben & Susan Bufkin | Robert & Melinda Neblett | Wade & Sarah Webster

Join hundreds of Austin’s finest philanthropy, community, and corporate leaders at this annual fundraiser to make a positive impact for the Texas Colorado River and its Highland Lakes. The “John Lay River Hero Award” will be to presented to a river steward for their outstanding service and commitment to protecting our river. 

This truly memorable event will feature exquisite food & drink, luxury silent auction, thrilling live auction, and an exclusive, VIP Reception for only VIP sponsors! In addition to the in-person experience, sponsors will have the option to participate via livestream and from the comfort of their homes. Virtual sponsorships, also, offer a basin-wide opportunity to support Colorado River Alliance’s mission and help make our most important fundraiser of the year a success.

All funds raised will directly support Colorado River Alliance’s mission and empower Texans with knowledge about how to help protect the Texas Colorado River to ensure its long-term vitality.


2021 Sponsor Packet (Hybrid)
Sponsorship Form
Auction Donation Form
Contact Keri Pearson at Keri@coloradoriver.org for more info!


Thank You, 2021 Sponsors!


PRESENTING SPONSOR

VIP SPONSORS

Dick & Sara Rathgeber


UNDERWRITING SPONSORS
Mark & Lisa Jennings

    


PEDERNALES RIVER SPONSORS
Debbie & Tim Collins

  


LLANO RIVER SPONSORS
Beacon Nonprofit Consulting | Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
Jim & Cindy DeCosmo | Meg & John Erskine | HNTB | IBC Bank | Karen & Philip Ingram | The Lay Family
Carlotta & Bill McLean | Lesley & John Pitts | Texas Regional Bank | Vantage Bank


SAN SABA RIVER SPONSORS
Blanton & Associates, Inc | Bergan & Stan Casey
Colorado River Land Trust | Melissa & Matt Dausch
Encotech Engineering Consultants | Freese and Nichols, Inc
Hughes Arrell Kinchen LLP | Land Strategies, Inc
Statewide Renewable | Teeple Partners, Inc
Walter P. Moore | Peggy & Matt Winkler


CONCHO RIVER SPONSORS
Les & Gretchen Canter | Jones, Galligan, Key & Lozano, LLP
Southside Bank |
Virtus Real Estate Capital


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